Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We offer you quality and personalized accommodation while experiencing San José. We embrace diversity in a co-living environment that provides you comfort in each of our unique spaces not only for a great rest but for creativity, relaxation, and cultural experiences.

We're a small hostel and like to pay special attention to details to make your stay more pleasant and grant you the comfort you need during your visit to San José, whether it's a short or long one.

We are in La Sabana, which is close enough to the main downtown area but away from the noise and crowds.

At Capital Hostel de Ciudad you'll find different areas to share, create, collaborate, inspire and get inspired.
Common areas include:
- Backyard with BBQ facilities and space for yoga.
- Entertainment area with pool table, video projector, musical instruments, vinyl player, board games.
- Indoor patio.
- Work desk.
- Book exchange and reading area.
- Living room.
- Full kitchen facilities.

Our place has three different accommodation types:
- Pods in shared dorms: All of our pods have 3 mini shelves and a big sized secured drawer for your belongings, as well as two independent lights and electrical outlets. The pods have a curtain for extra privacy since our dorms are on an open-floor format.
All linen and towels are included. 
Independent showers, toilets, and sinks are just a couple of steps away.

- Private rooms with shared bathroom: This room type has a maximum capacity of 3 people. It has one queen-sized bed and a twin-sized bed. The ensuite bathroom is shared with another triple room only. Fan, a big closet for your belongings and a 32' TV with cable are also a part of this room.

- Private room with private bathroom: This room has two queen-sized beds, private ensuite bathroom with bathtub, and a walk-in closet. You will also enjoy a desk, fan and a 32' TV with cable. This room has an indoor patio view where natural light will energize you to start each morning.

Regarding location, we are just a couple of blocks south from La Sabana Metropolitan Park in San José (Mata Redonda district). Very easy access to/from the airport, San José downtown, Escazu area and more. Find us on Google Maps or Waze under Capital Hostel de Ciudad.
La Sabana Park is where the National Stadium and the Costa Rican Art Museum are located. The park is also a great spot for outdoors activities and sports. Fairs, festivals and special events are also often held here.

Nearby you'll find grocery stores, a small supermarket, a pharmacy, small local restaurants and international food restaurants.

Also, we are conveniently located half block from "Sabana-Estadio" bus stop, which takes you directly downtown and connects you to any other bus stop in San José. If you are more of a walking person, you can also get to the main downtown area within a 30-minute walk.

Email us for more information on how to get here from the airport and we'll provide you with all the different options.

Capital Hostel de Ciudad Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 12:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards,
debit cards.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes not included - 13.00%


The reception is open from 07.00 to 22.00
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Jul 2021
    Excellent facilities and kind staff!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    10 Jul 2021
    Amazing place! Very friendly host, warm and fun environment, good people, hot water in the shower. Good value for the money and also not too expensive!
    Israel, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    05 Jul 2021
    Small clean hostile, out of the hustle and bustle of San Jose. Walking distance to some shops and restraunts.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    20 Jul 2021
    One of the most cleanliness hostels I’ve stayed at! I really enjoyed their privacy curtains as well as free lock and storage drawer. I’ll be back soon!
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    28 Jun 2021
    This is one of the nicest hostels I've stayed at in costa Rica. Everything is very thoughtful: each bed is an individual pod with a charger, privacy sheet, clean towel, shelves to put stuff on. The kitchen is large and comfortable, the common areas have good seating, the bathrooms have beautiful tile in them and hot showers. Being here is staying at a nice house in san jose that's been converted into a hostel. It wasn't very lively when I was here, but I really enjoyed my time.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    25 Jun 2021
    Hostel of dreams after backpacking for a while, hot shower, so clean, beautiful social spaces, the beds were so cosy and there was a towel included
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.4


    20 Jul 2021
    Perfect for those coming from the airport or flying to the airport. Very CLEAN and the place smells good! Hot showers, comfy beds, good WiFi, super safe, and privacy. This place is like a mini hostel resort. This is a place to come to decompress and rejuvenate. About $4 by Uber to get to in San Jose- I wouldn’t recommend to do anything in San Jose. It’s just like any major city. If you like Indian food I highly recommend Avatar btw. I would 100% recommend this hostel!!!!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    15 Jul 2021
    The nicest hostel I've ever been in. Super beds - spacious and private. Lockers under the bed. Modern and super clean showers and toilets. Possible to use the kitchen, coffee always available. Staff very nice and helpful. The only pros is that the place is quite out of the centre San Jose - 40 min walking, 10 min taxi or Uber. However, if you need some time to rest after a long fligh or before the flight then choose this place.
    Slovenia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    22 Jul 2021
    Very kindness stuff
    Israel, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3


    03 Jul 2021
    Really lovely stay at Capital Hostel. The greeting at reception was informative and helpful. Interestingly, the dorms are open plan, with no wall to close them off from the rest of the property. The facilities were very good. A well equipped kitchen, clean toilets & showers - hot showers. The bed was comfortable. I liked the curtain for privacy, the shelves & outlets for my phone etc., and especially the addition of a warm blanket and shower towel. Not so common in other similar priced hostels
    Northern Ireland, Female, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Costa Rica

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